Cristian Ronaldo (CR7) has been named player of the century 2001-2020 by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum — Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, at tonight’s gala in the Globe Soccer Award.
“I dont follow records, records follow me”
The Portuguese player who currently plays for Juventus is also a five-times Ballon d’OR being the highest soccer award, a three-times Premiere League winner, two-times Laliga winner, two-times Serie A winner, five-times Champions League winner, four-times FIFA World Cup winner, two-times UEFA Super Cup winner just to name a few. He also gave a storyline of his football career from childhood describing his great interest and enthusiasm for football.
He reveals that through hardwork and sacrifice he has seen himself win trophies both for his teams and country. He states that when he was 15 he told his teammates that he will be the best in the world one day.
“I will be the best in the world one day”
Other players to be presented with awards include Robert Lewandowski who was awarded player of the year 2020, Iker Casillas together with Gerard Piqué on being honored with the Globe Soccer player career award.
Real Madrid won the Globe Soccer Award for the club of the century 2001-2020 followed by Bayern Munich being crowned club of the year award being a club that has won everything at national and international levels.
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By Edwin Simiyu